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compromise with the enemy. it is not going to happen. it is a terrible environment for the big deal that needs to get done. so acknowledge the reality. let's do the deal in 2013 but let's not cause a recession. basically just extend current policy to the extent policy and hope we get 2013 intact. that is my goal. >> doug, let me throw out a theory to get your reaction. the theory is this. that as long as the discussion about tax reform is an ongoing argument about the bush tax cuts -- >> i'm so tired of the bush tax cuts i can barely stand it. >> i think most people would agree. >> they have been talked about for 10 years? can we talk about something else? >> that is exactly the point. as long as you have extended the bush tax cuts, as donald said, only half of this is about the bush tax cuts. >> right. >> but in the public discussion it is the bush tax cuts. so as long as you extend them, can you get out of that debate? conversely if you let them all go. >>, does that change the framing of this we're no longer talking about the bush tax cuts, we're just talking about the tax code a
of boxes the packaging and the impact of the environment she was certain there had to be a better way and there is a suggestion to try zipco. the company drops off and picks up plastic reusable box autos we have material that -- two years ago they launched the company both environment and cost savings in mind. >> each person uses between 60 and 75 boxes for a move with a lot of waste and that is going to end up in landfills. >> the boxes can be reused up to 500 times. the box costs about $3 and a card board box is in $2 to $3 range. however, one of the boxes holds 30% to 40% more than the same size card board box. hillary thinks she saved $50 in the end by using zipco. savings coming in different way autos they're going to save on boxes themselves, not having to get tape. and then, move time that is faster they're paying less time. >> there is a large company called arpen van lines considering making a change to plastic box autos there is tremendous potential to help improve the moving process. >> the movers were happy when arriving to find her house packed in stackable box autos we s
cares very much about the environment, about the small nations and the commonwealth that face particular challenges like the irelands nation's. so many things that she has contributed to that the british people feel indebted to her for having done. and as i have been going around the country talking to groups i detected a kind of list fullness almost on the part of people. why don't we have somebody like this can unify the country, to the light above politics. she performs a very valuable service. >> host: "elizabeth the queen" is the name of the book. sally bedell smith is the author. thank you for joining us on book tv today. thank you all for being here, and that is going to close out our coverage of the 2012 national book festival. thanks for being with us. this will all read-share overnight on book tv on c-span2. >> that even part of the 2011 national book festival here in washington, d.c. to find out more visit loc.gov/book fest. >> a wonderful introduction. introd authors love great introduction and great reviews. r th for those of you who go ontoos amazon and click four or five,
yesterday talking about the challenging environment and the year ahead is fix and build. the acceleration 2015 and we see selling down 12 1/2% this week alone. stuart: this is important because hewlett-packard is one of the great names of technology, printers, computers, a range of products, they're one of the greats of american technology and now down to a nine-year low. that's not a happy company. meg whitman runs it and has her work cut out for her. >> she's trying to turn around the company and talking about fix and build and they will have layoffs. everybody was hoping for a lot more, a lot faster and when you see the stock is down just 13% this week, obviously, disconcerting. stuart: can you get the stock price up by chopping away at the work force? very interesting question. nicole, thank you very much indeed. the dow industrials opened 40 points higher the first 90 seconds of business, there you go. gas prices, we bring you this news up only slightly. 3.78 for regular and diesel 4.08. the big story within the gas price arena. california, due to refinery problems there are gas pric
thinking about growth we need to think about the animals and the environment and the ecology as well. >> all right. mr. lagos. >> yes. one of the reasons i moved to san francisco 35 years ago was because there was not a large population here. i moved from los angeles and it's grown 50,000 people in those years. i don't want to see it grow further per se and i'm not a fan of developing more housing but to answer the question if we add more housing i would say loosen up the rules to allow homeowners to create inlaw apartments and that way you open up unit availability at some level for additional housing. other than that i would be opposed to any new construction of any major land use of development for housing including the three major projects in the pipeline. >> mr. rogers. >> if there is going to be development it could be in the trans bays terminal that is truly close to rapid transit. walking distance to bart. walking distance to the train that heads down south. this would be an ideal place for a development to occur. a place like park merced where you have 17,000 people w
to stormwater infrastructure to transport water away from the urban environment. one approach was to carry waste and stormwater through the same pipe. this combined system was less expensive than building two individual pipe networks. and stormwater was seen as a way to flush out the sewers. through the 19th century, the combined system was considered state-of-the-art throughout the world, and is still in use in many cities today. but cities constructed these systems before treatment was the standard. and even today's largest treatment plant doesn't have the capacity to treat the sudden volumes of water rushing through a combined system during rain. the plant is overloaded, and the excess rainwater, mixed with untreated raw sewage, is diverted straight into local waterways, creating a combined sewer overflow, or cso. there are over 700 communities in the united states with combined sewer systems. the other approach was to separate wastewater from stormwater, using two pipe networks. this separate system simply carries the stormwater away from the city. but even separate systems pollute the water
to reduce the infrastructure's impact upon the environment. on the front lines of protecting the beaches, are the crews that clean out the stormwater system. man: this big vactor truck works on the same principle as your vacuum cleaner in your house, only this thing sucks up the whole house. some of the storm drains collect a lot of trash. i started cleaning drains in '93. they were horrible because they hadn't been maintained so much. now this is a priority. you have trash, animal waste, and it ends up on our beaches. that is a health risk. that is one of the main reasons why we have to close the beaches after heavy rain. narrator: but even when it's not raining, water still enters the stormwater system, carrying pollutants. here on the west coast, a lot of our storm drain systems are separate from the sanitary sewer system, so if you dump something in the storm drain, it goes right to the ocean untreated. alamillo: we haven't had a major rainstorm in the last year or so yet there's a lot of water in this creek here. i would say 20% of it is natural and the other 80% is runoff. shapiro:
are headed next? if the u.s. economic environment remains relatively slow, traders predict new highs for the precious metal could come in the first half of next year. that's if gold is able to break through certain technical levels. >> i think if we can get above $1,816. we should see 19 and a quarter. if we can get above $1,925, then $2,000 is definitely in our sights. >> reporter: experts say one thing that could push gold prices above $2,000 an ounce this year is if president obama is re-elected. the thinking-- the president will keep bernanke employed, which means interest rates stay very, very low. suzanne pratt, nbr, new york. >> tom: stocks moved higher ahead of tomorrow's report on the september job market. the s&p 500 really gained moment just after 10:00 a.m. eastern time after the commerce department released its report on september factory orders. while total orders were down, it wasn't as bad as feared. the index finished higher by seven tenths of a percent. trading volume held steady on the big board-- 672 million shares. it was just under 1.6 billion on the nasdaq. fin
. >> it is not a hostile environment. it is a wonderful experience and i do get loud. >> reporter: a's kept the crowd quiet till the late innings and that is when the game went detroit's way. so now the circus comes back to oakland for game 3 on tuesday and it is the a's wish that maybe this lasts for three more days because after all they must not only win on tuesday, but wednesday and thursday as well. no tall order that they have not had to deal with before. don't forget, they won their last six games at home. reporting live, fred inglis, ktvu channel 2 news. >> loyal a's fans rolled into sports bars this morning. today's game started at 9:00 a.m. pacific time. we caught up with some in oakland. some were already looking forward to next week when the a's will face the detroit tigers at home. >> people will be on their feet screaming, the energy has been incredible for the last home series run and sweeping the mariners and rangers. it will be awesome. >> the next game is tuesday in oakland with a start time of 6:00 p.m. www.ktvu.com has more on the a's playoffs, including a sideline showed and an intervi
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and the uss michael murphy is a 510've -- naval warship and designed to work in all environments reach speeds of above 30 knots. it is a cost of the 1.1 million dollars . >> and thank you very much. >> and turning back overseas. the verdict is in and a three judge panel concludes in the vatican that the butler did it. the butler was found get of stealing the pope's private documentings. he was handed an 18 prison sentence and almost certainly to be pardoned by the pope. he insists he was trying to expose what he considered corruption in the church. >> an 18 wheeler going down the highway flips over and the tanker began to leak. it is our top story as we go around the world in 80 seconds. china, that tanker, spilling the oil it was carrying and the emergency crews arrive liquid catches fire and the whole thing explodes much three firefighters were killed and a couple of fire trucks wrecked by the flames. no word on what caused the tanker to over turn. >> india two people killed in an explosion in a scrape yard . five workers were injured and taken to the hospital. no word but told such are com
or preserving the environment. the entire movement emerging that is challenging the irs, that is defying the ban on political endorsement is a conservative movement. >> those behind the campaign are already daring the irs on to sue them. here's what the laws ths, a tax-exempt religious organization is a legal entity that did not participate in or sbemp in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. so has any church or any one faced a penalty as a result? >> there are very occasional penalties. really it seems like a handful every year, but there's not a wide number by any stretch. what you say is exactly right. this is an attempt by a conservative networks of pastors and lawyers to really challenge this law. the law dates back to 1954. it's been on the books now for over 60 years, and what they want to do is to get a church penalized so they can challenge the law and take this to court and attempt to get this ban overturned. we'll see if it works. >> so i guess is the interpretation as to why the irs or no other government agency has engaged in this is because they don'
provide the permitting under broad standards set by the federal government. that protects the environment and we produce more energy, domestic energy an jobs from this country. melissa: can you tell me physically what takes the process so much longer? is it your filling out pieces of paper you send them in and don't hear back forever? what in the permitting process takes gap 10 days, couple days in one situation and 290 days in the other? what is it? >> melissa, frankly it is federal bureaucracy. it is red tape. it is epa. bureau land management. what they're doing, they have got a very lengthy, extensive and uncertain permitting process that ties up industry for no real benefit that means less domestic oil, less domestic energy and fewer jobs. melissa: so what's the answer? is it no permits at all? is there a way to expedite the process? do you do the permits locally? what's the answer? >> well, that's, i appreciate you asking that question. that's my point. here in the state of north dakota we're a good example. on private lands we get the wells permitted in 10 days. with the legislatio
is discourage the move toward electric cars by trying to alleviate our concerns about the environment. they showed us their new $4 million experimental combustion engine, which they hope will increase gas mileage while it lowers co2 emissions. >> what we want to see is that there is an emphasis on also making this oil greener and making the fossil fuels in general greener, because they're gonna be with us for the long haul. >> let me be blunt, okay? and ask you to be candid. is it aramco's hope to prevent a switch away from oil? somebody said the country is the oil business. i mean, you absolutely need to do this for your own survival. >> and what's wrong with that? >> well, i didn't say anything was wrong with it, but it's a fact. you'd admit it's a fact. >> yeah, we admit a fact that, yes, this is--we depend on the oil industry. we want it to help us, you know, to develop our economy and to develop the economy of the world. so what is good for the well-being of saudi arabia should be good for the well-being of the world too. so there's nothing wrong with that. >> and so what do you
to be achieved in our tax system. i believe that we will be better off if we protect this environment. and contrary to what the president says, i think their record on the environment is inexcusable and often shameful. these laws are not being enforced, have not been enforced, and the public health and the air and the water are paying the price. that's not fair for our future. i think our future requires a president to lead us in an all- out search to advance our education, our learning, and our science and training, because this world is more complex and we're being pressed harder all the time. i believe in opening doors. we won the olympics, in part, because we've had civil rights laws and the laws that prohibit discrimination against women. i have been for those efforts all my life. the president's record is quite different. the question is our future. president kennedy once said in response to similar arguments, "we are great, but we can be greater.'' we can be better if we face our future, rejoice in our strengths, face our problems, and by solving them, build a better society fo
comings of the contemporary media environment is while debates are supposed to be occasions where candidates thrash out matters of consequence thoughtfully and in detail the outcomes are often judged by snippets that are more about personal character than issues or problems. and i'm curious to know is it just that we talk about the moments, write about the moments, rerun the moments, but that people 40 are actually watching the debate trying to figure out who to vote for the moments don't resonate with them? >> i actually don't agree with that. i do think there are -- look, there are times where we genuflect over something that happens in a debate or on the campaign trail that might not matter a lot. but look, like for example in the primary you won't be surprised to hear me say this, i thought the $10,000 bet moment spoke to who mitt romney is. it spoke to what his, you know, what his life is like. it spoke to, you know, a lot of things about mitt romney. how out of touch he is. so i think -- and people really focused on that for a week after that debate. so i think there are mom
flies critical to both our economy and the national environment. >> the reservoir projects are trying to take the last legally allowed drop of water out of the rivers. we're saying no, stop now. >> now, walkner says what western states need to do is think about conservation, recycling and growth management. but supporters of new reservoirs say while that sounds nice, it's really not realistic when you think about the amount of growth this part of the country is expected to go through and is going through now, bill. >> bill: back to this letter. has the governor heard back from the president regarding that letter? >> we reached out to the governor's office today about that specific letter and we were told that they might not get back to us for a while because of the debate going on today. but i can tell that you recently in a drought conference, the governor did bring up the fact that we could be looking at eight, ten to 20 million people in the future in this state alone and ultimately we could be looking at a capacity problem in what the water storage here can handle. bill. >> bill:
didn't wait for washington nor international treaty and environment or anything like this. we just moved forward. i remember washington was never that enthusiastic about infrastructure. you know how much we are falling behind in infrastructure nationwide compared to the rest of the world. but we in california we said yes to infrastructure. and now we can see construction in schools and roads and affordable housing and other projects all over the state of california. washington said no to stem cell research. imagine, we said yes. and we invested $3 billion. as a matter of fact, right here at u.s.c. we have one of the great centers for staple-cell research, and they are drawing money for those $3 billion for their center. washington said no to our landmark climb change law. million solar roofs, list goes on and on. we said yes, yes and yes. and we moved forward. some of the most powerful solutions come from local government and also grass roots. people power. not from washington or paris or moscow or beijing. finally, i learned quickly that a post partisan way of governing is the mos
, open it and subdivide its contents and that's done in a very controlled environment i'm quite sure, but it introduces the opportunity for human error and for contamination. >> you have to worry about even other medications that were prepared by this same pharmacy. >> reporter: and dr. william schaffner of vanderbilt medical center in tennessee says compounding pharmacies are not regulated by the fda in the same manner drug companies are. >> this has always been thought of as a gap and this is perhaps an example suggesting that this needs to be looked at again. >> federal health officials tonight warn physicians in those 23 states not to use any products shipped from that massachusetts company. it has shut down its production facility and recalled those 17,000 plus vials of steroids at the center of a grow and troubling meningitis outbreak. >>> now to a news alert. we are tracking a dangerous spike in violent muggings around the ft. totten metro station. it's gotten the attention of d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton among other top leads. today they took a walk touring the troubl
think the numbers are right. 1.3% going forward. for business, for business, it's not a good environment. there's no reason for any businessman out there to want to grow his business, advance his business, hire more people, create more problems. obamacare will be a major problem for business. let me bring something up to you, neil. you asked what i think they should be talking aboutment one of the things that romney should be talking about, which i heard your program yesterday, you were talking about the price of gas, and you said the american people, they got used to it. i'm a retailer. i'll tell you that i lived through cycles. for instance, whenever there was a problem with copper, we had to raise prices in the store for wiring and everything else. if there was a problem in the lumber area, we would have to raise prices because you have to make up for the cost of demand. right now, the price of gas is causing a price increase across the board, and when obama talks about the middle class and protecting the 47%, let's use the 47%, the truth is in retail business, this is has an effect o
's a dangerous environment, number one for israel, but also for the united states of america, and we keep talking about the arab spring. this is not an arab spring, this is an upheaval in the middle east that we are not taking seriously enough. the threats are huge. alisyn: did these israeli officials and middle east government officials tell you what they plan to do about iran's nuclear threat? >> well, i think -- we didn't get into that detail. obviously they are looking for america to provide the leadership in the middle east that we've provided in the past. their assessment is that america has stepped back, this void has been create, this void is now being filled by radical elements in each of these countries and is making the middle east a very threatening area both a threat to israel and to the west, and to the united states of america. alisyn: i read in your statement when you just returned that what they told you was they want america to be america again. what would that look like? >> well what it would be like, rather than apologizing for a video that is producer in some obscure corner o
back dollars to new jersey in this environment. and what would you identify as the most pressing new jersey project in need of fiscal funding? >> unfortunately, these guys abuse be earmarked process. there were excessive. and of course now we are at a point with our debt problems that we cannot afford them. so i am going to fight tooth and nail -- within the confines of form and other plans that exist for people to compete. and i am going be very active around the state. we lost a big army base. people all around new jersey. sure where you were in that fight. i did not see you. we lost that base. lost those jobs. they moved to aberdeen, maryland and a sky high price tag for the american taxpayer. >> time, sir. >> that is what we have to work for. >> thank you, sir. >> look, joe, you are entitled to your opinion, but not your facts. the reality is that when the base -- i did not have the privilege at the time when that was going under, was going on. so, that is not when you cannot subscribe to me. i joined colleagues who were representing the area to be supportive. but suggesting that
. and an incredible, beautiful environment and also in an interesting election season to say the least. our first award for the evening -- before we get to that, i have to start it was a joke. can i start out with a joke? joe biden. sorry, that's the joke. [applause] followed by another joke, nancy pelosi. sorry. as an ardent practicing catholic. sorry. i was told by friends of "saturday night live" but i do the best nancy pelosi impersonation, but i'm still waiting for that bet they are going to me and "saturday night live." he seemed to avoid goofy liberal spirits on the republicans they do over there. our first award to the evening is the obama got some award. i can't believe i'm actually saying that. troubling. for about 25 years come in the media research center has been documenting every idiocy we know from the media as they celebrate one liberal hero after another. and let me just say, the people we are going to be talking about, they love politicians who want to raise your taxes, right? they love politicians who want to expand the nanny state and are going to check all the boxes here. the
will clean up the environment. i will help with education and improve education. all of those issues we want to make sure that we concentrate on and work very hard to accomplish those things and also to cut down the budget, the budget crisis that we have. so there's a lot of work ahead. >> it's been nine years and while both men have stepped out of the political arena, former california governor, arnold schwarzenegger, is back in the spotlight, promoting a memoir called "total recall." many are calling it an apology tour. last year the former governor making headlines after coming clean about a secret affair with his family's housekeeper that resulted in a child. listen to what schwarzenegger told david gregory this morning about the indiscretion. >> it was a major screw-up, as you've said, i've hurt my wife, i've hurt the kids. >> are you a man of good character? >> i think so. >> even after everything you've done. >> look, i'm sure you made mistakes, i'm sure a lots of people out there made mistakes. i made my fair share of mistakes and that's what my book is about. >> joining me now in lo
of view which ultimately means it's a really supportive environment for women but doesn't necessarily mean special treatment for women. >> reporter: yahoo! hired mayer as its ceo in july knowing that she was pregnant. when mayer gave birth sunday, a yahoo! spokeswoman told the "new york times" mayer plans to be back in the office within one to two weeks. that, too, is generating flack. >> we should be sending a message that women need more maternity leave. they need better benefits and need more time. they need a workplace that understands that this is a period of time that women need to be with a baby. >> all this criticism could make the corner office look real good to mayer. >> mommies are hard on each other, very tough. she will get a lot of criticism for everything she does while being a mommy. >> reporter: now nbc news reached out to yahoo! for comments but did not hear back. mayer and her husband zachary bogue are also looking for help to name their son and that, too is generating controversy, reportedly sending out an e-mail to family and friends asking for suggestions. now in the
. >> mr. perot, if the -- -- in the cold war environment, what should be the overriding u.s. national interest and what can the united states do around what can it afford to do to defend that national interest? >> well, if you're not superpower.e not a i have one and 1/8. one is we have to have the money to pay for defense. we've got to manufacture here, believe it or not folks, you can't ship it all overseas, you have to make it here. you can't convert from potato chips to emergency. we've got to make things here. you just can't ship them overseas more. i hope we talk more about that. the second thing, on prhave to help russia succeed in the revolution and all the republics. when we talk about russia, we're thinking about many countries. that's pennies on the dollar. third, we've got all kind of agreements on paper and some being executed on getting rid of nuclear war heads. russia and the republics are t of control at best than what we control right now. it's an unstable situation. you have every counselry -- country over there trying to buy weapons. we really need to nail down the
that it's an a austere environment and it's not safe. my answer to that is you do what you have to to make sure that it is safe so you can conduct your investigation. you ask your guys on the ground what is needed to secure that area and you do it immediately. to me there is no other acceptable course of action regarding it. martha: what do you think -- the more you learn about the details of that night, and that your two former colleagues were half a mile away in another location, and that this action apparently moved from the consulate where ambassador stevens was to the area half a mile away where they were and they got drawn into this. what does that tell you from your experience? >> from an operative's perspective it absolutely tells me there was a number of individuals utilized in the attack, without question, in my opinion, it was preplanned and it needs to be coordinated at a petty high level. so it's not something that is easy to pull off based on the fact that there was multiple locations, good distances apart, for sure that they had pretty reliable intelligence on what was going
crash environment so you really get to see the whole picture which you never get to see in the lab. so it gives us an opportunity to have a whole new data set to use for seats and interiors. >> so what would you change now? >> well, it's difficult to say what you would change. like there's nothing -- they're doing a pretty good job right now. it validated what the current safety regulations and measures are doing. so without making a big drastic change, oh, this is a problem. in other words, it gives you information that says, okay, we can do this, we can use the forces we measured at the floor to see how better seats and interiors could be designed. >> for example, at the start of the show today. we had a row of seats become unbolted from an airplane in flight. >> right. >> might you be strengthening those on other flights coming up? >> it's probably more of a maintenance issue. the strength is usually good. it's making sure everything's put in properly but it will help you understand the limits of survivability. >> well, it's a fascinating experience. most crashes are in fact surv e
's a greet event. sort of, back in that environment, if you like. it gets the crowd into it like no other event in golf can do. >> what happened? >> well, ian poulter started a recovery -- >> on saturday. >> on saturday by birdieing the last five holes and last two matches for the europeansing looked like they were going to go the wrong way, in which case, you know, it was over. and it was over anyway at 10-4. because of the momentum that they came in with, you know, i said that evening, you know, they feel like they are tied 6-10. at that point i don't think a european team or any team had gone into, you know, the locker room that evening four matches behind and felt so good about themselves. >> an poulter five birdies in a row. what about tiger's performance? >> tiger didn't play well the first morning. but to be honest with you, really played fairly well, you know, from then on. just ran into a buzz saw with, you know, he and his partner, played extremely well in the singles match but was beaten by molinari. there was one great moment when the crowd was singing ♪ there's only one col
of government is to do things like national defense and build highways and education. and of a environment where it is to hire people. governmen i do not think it is doing well when a minimum wage is $10 an hour in some states. is not there yet but it will hit their quick. that is when to cost people, so people like myself, a small businessman, it is hard for me to employ more people when i am having to pay so much for everything. and the price of everything is going up. the price of fuel, the price of everything is going up. i do not think the government is doing a good job. host: thank you. in the wall street journal -- another comparison between the to the candidates. not to mention the role of government, but the definition of patriotism. president obama says he wants a new economic patriotism, mitt romney nichols a presidential campaign a battle for the soul of america. the candidates are not only racing to win an election. dueling over the mantle of protectionism in america, each claiming they stand for american values. -- next is a call from janice and louisiana. a democrat. caller: i wou
in an environment like this it means hopefully you can keep up with your mortgage pay your credit card bills, you can go into the the holiday shopping season and spend a little extra money. we're a consumer-driven economy. 70% of what our economy does comes right back to us and how we behave. >> what is the expectation that this is a trend and we will continue to see a lessening of the unemployment numbers? >> this is where things get a little more questionable. the last three septembers we've actually seen that part-time unemployment number, part-time employment, rather increase. and it's kind of a cyclical thing. we've been seeing this happen over and over again. what we really want to see is those real great full-time jobs getting filled. that's where people are maximizing their salary. that's where people are feeling that they really can move forward and make bigger decisions. such as buying a new home. we've seen in fact construction. the numbers of construction workers came back a little bit in this report. the number of health care workers, 44,000 new health care
in the washington media environment. it's not the number one issue for american -- >> real quick, i'm sorry. i watched the debate with 400 people in the room, comedy fans, regular folks, they paid $8 to watch the show, who are the 47%. we came off that tape, a week of it. those people really felt like why wasn't that addressed? they talked about it. we had a discussion. that is us. that is the biggest thing, half of the nation was disregarded by romney and that doesn't come up? wow? >> that was probably the most striking thing from the moderator, the president, mitt romney himself. he might have brought it up. he was on handy the night after it. i hope we see whoever is -- that the people who are moderating the next debates think okay, we have that territory. it's been covered. there's a lot of stuff out there that we need to get the candidates on the record on. it's the opportunity that you never have when you are covering a campaign. i would love to have every candidate and on the record of a variety of issues. peter welsh from vermont, lizz thank you for joining us this morning. >>> "the ne
and environment reporting network found more than 100 reported illnesses due to blue-green algae exposure. >> essentially if we don't solve this problem somebody is going to die. >> reporter: ohio state's dr. jeffrey reuter is the foremost authority on blue-green algae and he says it is a nationwide problem caused by farm fertilizer runoff. the cure he says is convincing farmers to carefully fertilize so nutrients stay on the fields and not in the water. >> other wise the blooms are going to continue to grow, the human health problems that we see are going to increase. >> reporter: assaulting our senses, our economy, and our health. jim avila, abc news, wisconsin. >> that is nasty stuff. >> the wisconsin department of natural resources says the best way to treat this is naturally. but, they say that it could take several years to get rid of it come fleetl completely, a large amount of lake erie, third of the surface covered. >> cut big time into the fishing industry there. in more or less every state. peaks august through september. nearly every state in the union. clear rereally bad ther
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